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July 2017

Assessing Quality in Connecticut’s Early Childhood System

Every child deserves a strong start in life: children need to enter kindergarten healthy, happy, and eager to learn.

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
June 2017

The Economic Benefits of High-Quality Early Care

All children should have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
June 2017

2017 Legislative Session Review

Even though state legislative and budget decisions affect children, children do not have the right to participate in the political process.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
May 2017

A Better Approach to the State Budget: Analyzing Four Budget Proposals

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
May 2017

Connecticut’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): In a Low-Wage Economy, the EITC is More Important than Ever

Every job should allow parents to provide food, shelter, and financial security for their children.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
May 2017

A Better Approach to Budgeting: Concerns about the Austerity Approach of State Budget Proposals

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2017

The Cost of Business Tax Breaks in Connecticut

In a new report, Connecticut Voices for Children estimates the costs of business tax breaks in fiscal year (FY) 2017 to be $707 million.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
March 2017

Connecticut Youth Opportunity Atlas

This report analyzes town-by-town data to map outcomes related to opportunity such as teen birth rates and academic achievement.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
March 2017

Care 4 Kids in Connecticut: The Impact of Program Closure on Children, Parents, and Providers

The Care 4 Kids child care subsidy has played a key role in providing quality child care to low-income working families in Connecticut, enrolling an average of about 21,000 children per month in 20

Issue Area:
Early Care
February 2017

The Governor’s Budget – A Comparison to Current Year Appropriations

This analysis of the Governor’s budget proposal for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019 addresses both the revenue and expense side of the budget, assessing the proposed investments in children a

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax